Feb 9, 2013 6:30am PST
, which is, if you don't know, if you don't drive a plow, a lot of snow to move. city crews are struggling to try and get it off the streets now. the snow will be falling for several more hours. meteorologist alexandra steele following all of this for us. good morning. >> good morning. you're right. two, three, potential four inches now. on the whole, probably two and three. this is the bull's eye. look at this, milford, connecticut, 38 inches of snow. can you believe it? new haven, 34. it wasn't just along the i-91 corrid corridor. along the corridor, 34. hamden, 34, madison, incredible 32 inches. again, it is coming to an end. we'll watch it come to an end from west to east. but connecticut potentially was the bull's eye, inches in the 30s. even on long island, stoney brook, 27.5 inches thus far. worcester, mass, 27.5. boston, 21. new york city getting about 11. big difference there. 11.4 in central park. paramus, new jersey, new jersey, vermont, new hampshire, everyone in on the action. up in long island, as well, long island, 30.3 inches. so certainly very substantial. no doubt about t
Feb 16, 2013 6:30am PST
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Feb 2, 2013 6:30am PST
about measuring cities and states are. we getting better? >> there's only a few programs like that. and those all got started just in the last five or six years when the no child left behind data made it clear that we were failing, particularly in the inner cities. so we need to step up the amount we're doing that. a lot of people when it came to measurement thought it could just be the test scores. and so they made that the measure. it doesn't really tell you as a teacher what you need to improve. it's kind of just a raw measure. and so what we've shown through a lot of research we've gotten involved with is that you've got to have observations in the classroom where you look at how the teacher engages students. you've got to have student surveys. and then combine that with careful use of test scores to not just rank but to be very clear about what part of the practice they need to improve. >> you can check out more with bill gates on this week's "fareed zakaria gps." "fareed zakaria gps" airs every weekend, sunday at 10:00 and at 1:00 p.m. eastern. coming up -- >>> we must make h
Feb 23, 2013 6:30am PST
'll be on the road or in the air, keep an eye on possible canc cancellations or closures. a lot of cities in the northeast will escape the worst of the snow, but it could still cause trouble. >>> washington state says the public is in no immediate danger although nuclear waste is leaking there at its hanford facility. after one tank was found leaking five more tanks have been found leaking. the governor says there is no immediate health risk but does acknowledge it's disturbing. >>> not even microsoft is safe from hackers, infecting a small amount of its computers with malicious software. it's investigating and says there's no evidence that customer data was stolen. hackers recently attacked apple and facebook. >>> police are on an intense manhunt for the occupants of a range rover involved in a las vegas shooting. shots fired from that car killed the driver of a maserati, which then crashed into a taxi. the taxi driver and his occupant were both killed. it caused a major piem pooilup on the las vegas trip. there were three other people inju injured. >>> nevada has legalized online inters